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May 27, 2021

Nevada: Lawmakers Send Multiple Marijuana Reform Measures to Governor’s Desk

The Nevada legislature advanced measures amending marijuana penalties for minors, rescinding per se driving thresholds for THC, and permitting consumers to obtain cannabis products via curbside pickup.

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May 27, 2021

Colorado: House Lawmakers Approve Legislation Seeking to Roll Back Medical Cannabis Access

“This bill is a cynical effort by prohibitionists to severely roll back a policy that has been in place for two decades and that a majority of state residents support.”

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May 26, 2021

Analysis: Adult-Use Marijuana Sales Have Yielded Nearly $8 Billion in Tax Revenue

"As of May 2021, states reported a combined total of $7.9 billion in tax revenue from legal, adult-use marijuana sales. In addition to revenue generated for statewide budgets, cities and towns have also generated hundreds of thousands of dollars in new revenue from local adult-use cannabis taxes."

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May 26, 2021

New Hampshire: Governor Signs Bills Expanding Pool of Patients Eligible for Medical Cannabis, Other Changes

Under the new law, patients with insomnia and/or autism spectrum disorder are eligible to obtain medical cannabis access.

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